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  • Guests For Jan. 23 Actress, model and community activist Sallie Toussaint

    Guests For Jan. 23   Actress, model and community activist Sallie Toussaint
    Actress, model and community activist Sallie Toussaint -- a former "Miss USA" and "Miss Connecticut" -- has journeyed from Hartford's North End to New York City and Hollywood. She has scored minor roles in "The Sopranos" and "The Departed" and has been the face representing several major commercial products. ... The Weaver High School graduate, who studied at UConn, is a guest Sunday on "The Stan Simpson Show.'' ... An outspoken Hartford activist, Toussaint is bullish about the capital city she still calls home.
  • Disruptive Hong Kong protests loom after China rules out democracy

    Disruptive Hong Kong protests loom after China rules out democracy
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police used pepper spray to disperse pro-democracy activists on Monday as the Asian financial center braces for a wave of disruptive protests against China's decision to rule out full democracy. China's National People's...

    Pakistani protesters clash with police, soldiers secure state TV

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani soldiers and paramilitary forces secured the headquarters of the state television channel PTV in Islamabad on Monday after a crowd of anti-government protesters stormed the building and took the channel off the air....

    Anti-government protesters attack state TV station in Pakistan

    Anti-government protesters attack state TV station in Pakistan
    Pakistani anti-government protesters stormed the state TV building on Monday, forcing the channel briefly off the air as they clashed with police and pushed further into a sprawling government complex in the capital, Islamabad, in an effort to reach the...

    The Shifting Dynamics Of The Governor's Race

    The Shifting Dynamics Of The Governor's Race
    Four years ago, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy eked out a narrow win over Republican Tom Foley — and in that same race, a third-party conservative candidate took 11/2 percent of the votes, nearly three times Malloy's margin of victory. Tom...